Sage: The Man They Called Dagger of the O.S.S.

Sage, Colonel Jerry

Published by Tobey Publishing Company, 1985
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AS NEW, SIGNED Hardcover, FIRST Edition, FIRST Printing, Number Line 10987654321. SIGNED by author on title page as follows, "For Walt Fox- (ex-Stalag 17 B) Best Wishes- (I enjoyed being on Boyles' show with you). Col Jerry Sage 15 Aug 85." **Boyles is a Denver Colorado radio host.** Book is AS New with previous owner Walter Fox rubber stamp on front paste-down and rear paste-down. A FINE Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Sage is the remarkable autobiography of Colonel Jerry Sage, the guerrilla leader and saboteur known as "Silent Death" who served William "Wild Bill" Donovan's O.S.S. (the forerunner of the C.I.A.) during World War II. Colonel Sage's first assignment was to organize behind-the-lines operations against Erwin Rommel in North Africa. After being captured and brutally interrogated, he was sent to the P.O.W. camp Stalag Luft III in Sagan, Germany. As an O.S.S. officer, Sage would have been executed had his identity been known. But at the time he was captured, Sage jettisoned his O.S.S. hardware and claimed he was a shot-down flier. His true identity was never discovered by his Nazi captors. While a prisoner of war, Sage conducted classes in silent killing with a hand-picked group of Americans. He also worked for fifteen months on the huge, three-tunnel project known in book and movie as "The Great Escape" and was in charge of hiding over 200,000 pounds of golden sand from the German "ferrets." Sage is a vivid, personal account of O.S.S. training under "Wild Bill" Donovan and of the subversive activities conducted in North Africa. It recalls the Nazi interrogations and treatment of Allied prisoners, the vicious reprisals reserved for those prisoners who tried to escape and the extraordinary resourcefulness of the men inside the camps. It is the testimony of a unique individual with the faith, courage, and indomitable will to serve his country and pursue the cause of freedom.

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Title: Sage: The Man They Called Dagger of the ...
Publisher: Tobey Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1985
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
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